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Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT)

  • Length 5 days
  • Price  $6589 inc GST
  • Version 7.1
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Why study this course

The Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT) training builds your knowledge and skills in troubleshooting LANs, SANs, Cisco Unified Fabric, Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS), and Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI). You’ll gain hands-on experience resolving problems on Cisco Multilayer Director Switch (MDS) switches, Cisco Nexus switches, Cisco Fabric Extenders (FEXs), Cisco UCS, Cisco ACI, and more.

This course helps prepare you to take the exam, Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (300-615 DCIT). This training also earns you 50 Continuing Education (CE) credits towards recertification. 

Digital courseware: Cisco provides students with electronic courseware for this course. Students who have a confirmed booking will be sent an email prior to the course start date, with a link to create an account via before they attend their first day of class. Please note that any electronic courseware or labs will not be available (visible) until the first day of the class.

Exam Vouchers: Cisco exam vouchers are not included in the course fees but can be purchased separately where applicable.

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What you’ll learn

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe how to troubleshoot the data center network  

  • Describe the troubleshooting tools and methodologies that are available from the Command-Line Interface (CLI) and are used to identify and resolve issues in a Cisco Data Center network architecture  

  • Identify and resolve issues that are related to Virtual LANs (VLANs) and private VLANs (PVLANs)  

  • Identify and resolve issues that are related to port channels and virtual port channels  

  • Identify and resolve issues that are related to VXLAN  

  • Describe troubleshooting of routing and high-availability protocols  

  • Describe troubleshooting of the LAN security features  

  • Identify and resolve issues that are related to a single device  

  • Identify and resolve issues that are related to Fibre Channel interface operation  

  • Identify and resolve Fibre Channel switching issues when the Cisco NX-OS Software is used in switched mode    

  • Identify and resolve issues that are related to Fibre Channel switching when a Cisco NX-OS switch is used in N-Port Virtualisation (NPV) mode  

  • Identify and resolve issues that are related to FIP and FCoE, including Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) performance  

  • Describe Cisco UCS architecture, initial setup, tools, and service aids that are available for Cisco UCS troubleshooting and interpretation of the output  

  • Describe Cisco UCS configuration and troubleshooting  

  • Describe Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Server operation and troubleshoot related issues  

  • Describe Cisco UCS B-Series LAN, SAN, and Fibre Channel operations, including in-depth troubleshooting procedures  

  • Describe Cisco Integrated Management Controller (IMC) tools for validating performance and facilitating data-gathering activities for Cisco UCS C-Series server troubleshooting, and the troubleshooting approach for hardware and firmware failures  

  • Define the proper procedures for configuring Cisco UCS C-Series LAN and SAN connectivity, avoiding issues with the VIC, and troubleshooting connectivity issues  

  • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series server integration with Cisco UCS Manager  

  • Identify the tools, protocols, and methods to effectively troubleshoot Cisco ACI  

  • Describe how to troubleshoot automation and scripting tools  

  • Describe how to troubleshoot programmability 

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Who is the course for?

  • Network designers

  • Network administrators

  • Network engineers

  • System engineers

  • Data center engineers

  • Consulting systems engineers

  • Technical solutions architects

  • Server administrators

  • Network managers

  • Cisco integrators and partners

Course subjects

  • Document the Network Baseline 

  • Troubleshoot Rapid PVST+ 

  • Troubleshoot LACP 

  • Troubleshoot vPC 

  • Troubleshoot VXLAN 

  • Troubleshoot OSPF 

  • Troubleshoot FHRP 

  • Troubleshoot Cisco Fabric Services 

  • Troubleshoot VRF   

  • Troubleshoot Cisco FEX   

  • Troubleshoot Fibre Channel Interfaces   

  • Troubleshoot Fibre Channel VSANs, Zones, and Domain Services 

  • Troubleshoot NPV Mode 

  • Troubleshoot FCoE   

  • Troubleshoot DCB   

  • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS Management and Service Profile Deployment   

  • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series Server LAN Connectivity 

  • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series Server Boot from the Fibre Channel LUN   

  • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series Server Management Connectivity   

  • Troubleshoot Cisco ACI Integration with VMware vCenter 

  • Troubleshoot Contracts in Cisco ACI   

  • Troubleshoot Cisco ACI External Layer 3 Connectivity 

  • Troubleshoot Cisco ACI External Layer 2 Connectivity   


Before taking this offering, you should be able to:

  • Configure, secure, and maintain LAN and SAN based on Cisco Nexus and MDS switches

  • Configure, secure, and maintain Cisco Unified Computing System

  • Configure, secure, and maintain Cisco ACI

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